Youth Program Receives Grant for Care Cupboard

posted 1/6/20 -- LCCAA's Youth Services Program received a Holiday Cheer Grant for operating its Care Cupboard.

The grant comes through partner Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio and enables pantry programs to expand their offerings during the busy holiday season.Co-sponsors of the grant include Burger King and local radio stations WOBL and WDLW.

LCCAA's holiday Care Cupboard, held Dec. 21, grew significantly over last year's event.

In 2019, 112 households were helped versus 66 at the same event in 2018. Among those were 81 families new to the Care Cupboard. These households included 425 individuals, 190 of whom were children.

The January Care Cupboard will be held Saturday, Jan. 18th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 936 Broadway Ave., Lorain. This event will include hats and gloves. No appointment is needed but ID is required.